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Camagüey (Cuba)

LC control no.n 84164259
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Geographic headingCamagüey (Cuba)
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Geographic subdivision usageCuba--Camagüey
Variant(s)Puerto Príncipe (Cuba)
Puerto del Príncipe (Cuba)
Found inCongreso de la F.T.C. (3rd : 1942 : Camagüey, Cuba). Resoluciones del III Congreso de la F.T.C., 1942?: p. 84 (Camagüey)
Phone call to BGN, 9/28/84 (Camagüey (Cuba); ppl, 21°23ʹN, 77°55ʹW; no variants)
Centro Histórico de Camagüey, 1992: p. 5, etc. (Santa María del Puerto del Príncipe [no publs. in LC data base]; one of the 1st 7 settlements founded by the Spanish in 1514; moved from coast to interior (to site of cacicazgo of Camagüey) in 1528; book uses "Camagüey" and "Puerto Príncipe" interchangably; Puerto del Príncipe)
Encyc. de Cuba, p. 317 (until late 1890's the city was called indiscriminately Puerto Príncipe or Camagüey; upon establ. of Republic of Cuba in 1903 adopted Camagüey as official name)
BGN Cuba, 3rd ed. (Puerto Príncipe, see Camagüey)
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